Virginia Folklife Program

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

2010 Folklife Apprentice Showcase In Pictures

Posted: 2010-09-14 | Categories: Uncategorized |

Attendees of the seventh annual Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Showcase were treated to a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Charlottesville.

If you missed the showcase, check out this slideshow of images from throughout the day.

2010-11 Master & Apprentice Teams

  • Master Menhaden Chantey Singers Elton Smith Jr., Edward Taylor, William Muse, Lloyd Hill, and James Carter and apprentice Lewis R. Blackwell Jr. of King and Queen County
  • Master Clawhammer Banjo player Emily Spencer and apprentice Amanda Spencer of Grayson County
  • Master of Galax-Style Dulcimer Phyllis Gaskins and apprentice Blue O’Connell of Rockingham County
  • Master Grist Miller Bill Savage and apprentice Bob Savage of Accomack County
  • Master of Persian Classical Music Nader Majd and apprentice Ali Analouei of Fairfax County
  • Master Flatpick Guitarist Steve Kilby and apprentice Leah Hall of Grayson County
  • Master Instrument Maker Randall Eller and apprentice Jonathan Plowman of Smyth County
  • Master of Traditional Forestry Jason Rutledge and apprentices Melanie Carrier and Adam B. Greene of Floyd County

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